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Applications open for Centenary Institute Medical Innovation Awards 2019

Applications are invited from Australia’s promising and inspiring young biomedical scientists for the 2019 Centenary Institute Medical Innovation Awards with a prize pool in excess of $50,000.

New study reveals critical need for greater understanding into diagnosis of little known inherited heart disease

Centenary’s Professor Chris Semsarian AM and Samantha Barrett-Ross from our Molecular Cardiology Program reveal the critical need for greater understanding into diagnosis of little known inherited heart disease.

Leading respiratory scientist recognised for research excellence

The Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ) has bestowed one of their most prestigious awards to Professor Phil Hansbro, Deputy Director and Faculty at the Centenary Institute for outstanding contributions to the advancement of knowledge in respiratory medicine and science.

Antioxidants help contain killer bug – Tuberculosis

Research led by the Centenary Institute in Sydney has identified a powerful tool to fight tuberculosis. Our team has shown antioxidant drugs both kill mycobacteria, the cause of infection, and keep the immune system from causing too much damage through out-of-control inflammation.

Aspirin to fight an expensive global killer infection, drug-resistant Tuberculosis

Research led by the Centenary Institute in Sydney has found a brand new target for treating drug resistant tuberculosis.

A/Prof Jodie Ingles awarded NHMRC Career Development Fellowship

13/03/2019

A/Prof Ingles recognised at prestigious awards ceremony in Canberra, for achieving the highest-ranked National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Career Development Fellowship in her category.

Celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science

11/02/2019

We celebrate Centenary’s Associate Professor Jodie Ingles, who is balancing life as a highly-successfully medical researcher with being a mum.

Building the case for a closer look at known heart-disease genes

23/01/2019

Centenary Institute scientists have conducted a study which could change how researchers discover the causes of genetic heart disease.

Breakthrough in preventing the spread of Australia’s biggest cancer killer in young people

20/12/2018

Researchers at the Centenary Institute in Sydney have led a study which has uncovered a brand-new target for melanoma metastasis; providing an improved understanding of how the cancer spreads and opening the door for more effective treatments.

New insights into why young people die suddenly

18/12/2018

A study led by scientists at the Centenary Institute could provide some families with a clearer insight into why a young loved one may have experienced an otherwise unexplained cardiac arrest and in some cases, sudden death.

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